With the help of a young computer prodigy, a septuagenarian radical and fugitive from the law leads an eccentric group of activists who carry out their own version of guerilla warfare when they decide that their home state might be better off seceding from the United States.
Drawing on diaries, memoirs, and private letters, this work explores how Vladimir Lenin's personal life, including key relationships with women, shaped his politics and role in launching the Russian Revolution.
A wide-ranging portrait of the 32nd President focuses on his career as an incomparable politician and dealmaker whose unusual skills served to unite divided factions, initiate essential reforms and transform America into an international superpower.
Lawrence O'Donnell presents an account of the 1968 presidential election to evaluate its lasting influence on American politics and the Democratic party, exploring the pivotal roles of RFK and McCarthy, two high-profile assassinations and the Chicago riots.
In a very human history of Alzheimer's disease that doubles as a scientific detective story, a neuroscientist takes readers on a journey around the world where we meet hero scientists who are working against the clock to find a cure.